Okay, so you’re kind of interested in getting to know the Bible but you don’t know where to start. You are not ready to commit to a multi-month Bible Study, but you do want to get-to-know the scriptures and how to better read them. Join Pastor Winter for a low-key, no homework required, getting-to-know the Bible class. For these three sessions we will look at a basic Bible timeline, learning key events throughout Biblical history.

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SPECIAL CLASSES: Bible Basics – Timeline for Senior Youth

Dates:  Sundays | Jan. 13 to 27  (3 sessions)  for Senior Youth (9-12 grades) Times:  11 a.m. to Noon Location: Room 221 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader: Pastor Winter Hamilton Description:  Okay, so you’re kind of interested in getting to know the Bible but you don’t know where to start. You are not ready to commit to a…
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I Love Donuts and Jesus

A few Sundays ago, an usher handed me a piece of paper. On it was printed, from a child’s hand, that wonderful line ‘I love donuts and Jesus.’ I’m sure our Donut Ministry folks are proud! Whoever that child was, I guarantee you that donuts will forever be associated with church and Jesus for her…
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SPECIAL CLASSES: Bible Basics – Timeline, Mornings

Dates:  Sundays | Jan. 13 to 27  (3 sessions) Times:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Location: Room 221 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader: Pastor Winter Hamilton Description:  Okay, so you’re kind of interested in getting to know the Bible but you don’t know where to start. You are not ready to commit to a multi-month Bible Study, but you…
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SPECIAL CLASSES: Bible Basics – Timeline, Evenings

Dates:  Wednesdays | Jan. 16 to 30  (3 sessions) Times:  4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Location: Room 106 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader: Pastor Winter Hamilton Description:  Okay, so you’re kind of interested in getting to know the Bible but you don’t know where to start. You are not ready to commit to a multi-month Bible Study, but…
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How the Holy Ghost Haunts: A Study on Militarization, Feminism and Faith

Dates:           Tuesdays, July 17 to 31: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (3 sessions) Location:     The Gelateria Del Leone | 3197 S. Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63116 Leaders:       Pastor Winter Hamilton Description:   Using an essay by Amy Barbour, this class will take a look at the genealogy of Jesus found in Matthew 1 and…
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Adult Classes

At Manchester UMC, we offer a variety of classes where you can learn, grow and connect with other people. We divide our adult classes into three types: Core Classes, Special Classes and Disciple Bible Study. Core Classes Core Classes are offered several times throughout the year and are a great way to learn more about…
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Drops Like Stars – A Few Thoughts on Creativity & Suffering – College Age

Dates:           Wednesdays, July 11 to 25: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (3 sessions) Location:     The Wolf Cafe | 15480 Clayton Road, Ballwin, MO Leaders:       Pastor Winter Hamilton Description:   In Drops Like Stars, Pastor Rob Bell explores the complex relationship between suffering and creativity. Rob Bell suggests that art can be found in the agony…
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DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDY: Disciple Two – Wednesday mornings

Day:              Wednesdays, Sept. 5 to Mid-May 2019 Time:             9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Location:      Room 222 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:         Sydney Jumper Description: This morning class is for women only.  This is a 32-week study that offers a deeper examination of Genesis, Exodus, Luke,…
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Small Groups

Youth Small Groups

Bible Breakfast This group meets on Wednesdays from 6:40 to 7:15 am (unless otherwise noted) during the school year. It is open to all students in grades 9-12. High school students find this to be a great place for a mid-week check-in and devotion. Locations are specified below. 6 North Cafe 14438 Clayton Rd Ballwin,…
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CLASS: Growing In Faith Together (GIFT) Women’s Bible Study

Date:            Wednesdays | April 11 – May 16, 2018 Time:            6:00-7:30 p.m. Location:     Room 311 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:        Carol Schuth Description:   Women are experts when it comes to worry, fear, and doubt. Unsettled times in our world—our neighborhoods—certainly don’t help matters.…
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DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDY: Disciple Two Wed Evenings

Day:              Wednesdays, Sept. 5 to Mid-May 2019 Time:             6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Location:      Room 222 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:         Sydney Jumper Description:  All are welcome.  This is a 32-week study that offers a deeper examination of Genesis, Exodus, Luke, and Acts, emphasizing…
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DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDY: Disciple One Sunday Evenings

Date:             Sundays, Aug. 19 to mid-May 2019 Time:             4 – 6 p.m Location:      Room 222 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:         Jim Warsaw Description: This traditional 34-week study covers the major themes of discipleship from both the Old & New Testaments. By the…
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DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDY: Disciple Three Wednesday Evenings

Day:              Wednesdays, Sept. 12 to mid-May 2019 Time:             6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Location:      Room 106 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:         Bill Cleveland Description:  This is a 32 week study about the major and minor Old Testament prophets, with the exception of Daniel,…
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LEARNING GROUP: Adult Singles

Day:  Sundays Time:  11 a.m. to Noon Location:  Room 309  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:   Ralph Burns Description:  Join this fun and dynamic group uses engaging Bible studies from to grow our faith.  We are currently studying Adam Hamilton’s new inspiring book, Simon Peter: Flawed but Faithful Disciple.  He was not rich or educated, but was familiar with…
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LEARNING GROUP: Harvest Group

Day:   Every Sunday Time:  9 to 10:30 a.m. Location:  Room 223  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Shared by Group Description:  The Harvest Group strives to glean from all life has taught upon reaching the autumns of our lives and looks to plant seeds for a rich harvest in the next segment of our life journeys.   The Harvest Group…
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LEARNING GROUP: Christian Fellowship

Dates:    Sundays, Jan. 6 to May:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Location:   Room 222 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Mary Beth Harper Description:  Join us as we discuss Rev. Adam Hamilton’s books, Creed: What Christians Believe and Why, which leads readers to confront and examine their own core beliefs and go beyond reciting the Creed’s familiar words.  For Lent,…
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Jesus in the Gospels

Day:              Tuesdays Time:             9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Location:      Room 223 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:         Nancy Wilson Description:  This 30-week study that invites believers to look at Jesus in each of the four Gospels and ask the question, ”Who is the…
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Learning Groups

At Manchester UMC, we offer a variety of adult Learning Groups where you can connect with other people as you learn and grow in your faith together. Explore the below list to find a group that fits your interests and schedule. Let us know which group(s) you’d like to give a try and we’ll introduce you to…
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Special Classes

We offer a variety of timely and intriguing special classes throughout the year that appeal to a wide variety of audiences. Below are our current special classes. Special Classes Basics by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Bible Basics:  Timeline for Senior High Youth (9-12 grades) Sunday mornings Bible Basics:  Timeline on Sunday mornings Bible…
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